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I Believe That Laughter Is the Best Stress Relief

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    Going to the hot tub sometimes u just need to

    relax and be with friends <3
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 2

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    And kliemacks is second.

    Sometimes those trade places. But not often.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Mar 22

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    When I Get Stressed

    I usually end up talking to a friend who will make me laugh. It really helps to get your mind off of the stress.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 8, 2008

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    My Story

     I like watching humorous programs. Laughter gives me energy
    Kirsche Kirsche 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2008

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    The Best Medicine

    Laughter is truly the best medicine. Along with music, laughter helps me deal with my stress. It relaxes me and helps me focus. I can’t imagine not having these two things in my life, especially when I’m dealing with problems.
    Trident2012 Trident2012 18-21, M Jul 13, 2012

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    Tropic Thunder!

    Yes I do! That is why I watched Tropic Thunder before I went to work today and it put me in the best mood. That is the funniest movie I have ever seen in my life and I did not stop laughing from start to finish! Tom Cruise dancing! Need I say more, need I!!!! He...
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    Laughing Until I'm Crying

    Because I allow stress to build up over long periods of time without displaying outward signs of distress, when I laugh I tend to laugh until I'm crying....and then I do this weird laughing/crying combination because all that stress is finally being let loose. Unfortunately, once...
    nastalgia721 nastalgia721 22-25, F Jun 16, 2012

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    I Love Family Guy

    Today isn't the best day and through band I was really quiet and not feeling up to par.  Feelin' pretty down and not thrilled with things right now, but I went to the Student Union place and after a while found a Family Guy clip I've been looking for and laughed so hard I...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Sep 15, 2009

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    The Student, The Businessman And The Biker

    There were three guys at a bar. One was a college student, one was a buisness man and the other was a biker. The student tells the two other men that it was his aniversary and he got his wife a pearl necklace and a trip to the Bahamas "**** if she doesnt like the necklace...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M Dec 23, 2012

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    So True!

    And especially true for me, as anyone who has browsed my experience list knows. It's just hard to be mean and grumpy when you're too busy chuckling! :-)  E. Bunbury
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 2, 2008

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    Memamsdaughter Memamsdaughter 41-45 Jun 15, 2014

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    Lighten Up...

    I work in an office environment for a very large corporate company.  After my experience at various other jobs (landscaping, fast food, retail, etc.), I eventually found myself in my current position, and have been there for well over a decade now. I find...
    youzd youzd 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 2, 2008

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    Depends On the Type

    There is more than one kind of laughter.  Laughing AT people does not reduce stress, it simply reinforces prejudice and anger.  Laughing at YOURSELF and the complete absurdity of your self-importance and your vanities IS a good way to relieve stress, because it puts you...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 5 Responses Jan 20, 2008

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    Yes laugh when you can,

    it feels amazing. I love smiling too.. I encourage everyone to smile and laugh more often!! One love!
    roebeau roebeau 18-21, F Feb 27, 2014

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    The Cure!!

    It works for me. Very well infact. So much I love to spread the laughter, in whatever way possible. Sometimes people can get very desperate and waaaaaaaaaaaay too stressed. Laughter is the cure I tell you!!
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2008

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    Laughing

    I don't know how many times i have had laugh attacks.LOL. My husband and i will be laying in bed and start laughing at the stupidest things. It's great i love it. Sometimes he thinks he is so funny and he can't stop laughing at himself, you can't help but to laugh.
    butterflies7 butterflies7 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2008

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    The Postman

    Three women were sitting around throwing back a few drinks and talking about their love lives. One woman said, "I call my husband the dentist. Nobody can drill like he does." The second woman giggled and confessed, "I call my husband the miner because of his incredible shaft...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M Mar 17, 2012

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    Me Too

    unless of course you are naked and with a person you were hoping to have sex with....uhm not that this has ever happened to me or anything....i'm just saying...you know it would probably cause more stress and make it difficult to perform and it would be a terrible blow to your...
    ihaveanameitsrick ihaveanameitsrick 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    It's the Best Way

    "Humor, a great stress reliever! Laugh, be happy and have less stress!" Catherine Pulsifer   “Laughter is the shortest distance between two people." Victor Borge   Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2008

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    hahahahahahahah comes with me.

    .. jungle trecking at national park pulau pinang malaysia this sunday..
    syam721 syam721 31-35, M Apr 2, 2014

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    Stupid Americans

    Indian Chief, "Two Eagles," was asked by a white government official, "You have observed the white man for 90 years. You've seen his wars and his technological advances. You've seen his progress, and the damage he's done." The Chief nodded in agreement. The official continued...
    trilo2 trilo2 18-21, M May 12, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I do believe that! I could tell you my favorite band and there would be tons of people like "me too!" I could tell you my favorite color and same thing. But if I tell you about my...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I was watching videos of kylie Jenner and her best friend stas together and I love them so much they are such cute best friends I wish I could have a best friend like that where we...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    I've met my bestfriend online. We have been friends for almost 6 years. He been their for me through all my emotional breakdowns and struggles. He's a pain in the *** but he is...
    whateverxp whateverxp 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Yeah I do, she always knows how to cheer me up! I've been friends with her ever since Nursery! Just over 14 years, yeah we've had our ups and downs but that's what some best...
    SarahDotCom SarahDotCom 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    Some of our actions result in self-depriving, and some in self-benefiting. We need to learn that we have the right to choose.Sometimes we misunderstand ourselves by believing it is...
    Soossie Soossie 51-55, F 5 hrs ago

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    my best friend is a guy and I see him as nothing more than my best friend so ;)
    katherinejmorris katherinejmorris 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    ugh my boyfriend of two months is atheist and I just found out yesterday and I'm not sure what to do is it against God to spend so much time with a non believer? I go to church...
    katherinejmorris katherinejmorris 13-15, F 11 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    “The question of whether there exists a Creator and Ruler of the Universe has been answered in the affirmative by some of the highest intellects that have ever existed...
    azaun azaun 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I have problems dealing with stress, always have. Just over two years ago I had horrible stomach pains and my mom wouldn't take me in to my doctor. Well, it went on for a couple...
    MissJessieGurl MissJessieGurl 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    We had been best friends for 5 years when he confessed he has feelings for me.i didn't love him back so i told him that i only think of him as a friend and we can't be more than...
    Hafizamassoud Hafizamassoud 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have noticed a disturbing trend in my life! When things are very stressful, and conflicting my first inclination is to give up. I grew up with a very introverted father (parents...
    Interesting117 Interesting117 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Q: How can daughter in law save her mother-in-law from choking? A: She will pull out her foot from her mother-in-law's mouth.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I need to take control of my life again. I need to take action. It's who I am, what I know. I know what I want, and I'll focus on one area for now. Maybe the others will fall into...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    Due to recent events in my life, forgiveness has been a reoccurring matter of thought for me. Not a long time ago, my mother said "Everything can be forgiven" Really? The way she...
    LilyLua LilyLua 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    "There are many ways to kill someone. I prefer laughter, and doing it slowly, over the course of 70 years or so.” ― Jarod Kintz
    Jzzmine Jzzmine 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm beyond stressed. Inside I'm a train wreck and on the outside I try and hold myself together and make it look like my life is perfect. I'm irritated too. I'm about to finalize...
    LUzunov LUzunov 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    ''What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul'' Well, as they say crying is just for kids! Watching an adult cry might not seem a pleasant thing, but if you have cried...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M Jun 22

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    I have a success story. I came from a dysfunctional co-dependent example of parents who hated their marriage, were trapped into thinking they could mend what was broken multiple...
    Anonymouscoast Anonymouscoast 22-25 Jun 22

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    I went to church today , and well church isn't for me.. at least not right now ..... I was so uncomfortable I wanted it to end I was itchy all over! I started to get these little...
    MoonPrincessLuna MoonPrincessLuna 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 22

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    haha I remember when I went to DorneyPark and I was on this ride called the monster and I started laughing because my stomach kept dropping. Hahhaa lol I was crying from laughter
    ccjl ccjl 16-17, F Jun 21

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    For Father's day my father asked that I spend two hours doing hair and makeup, and return to an abusive toxic environment and put on a happy face so we can look like our family is...
    UnidentifiedCryingobject UnidentifiedCryingobject 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    Maturity? What defines it? Some believe age and experiences are needed.Age? Hmm. What does age provide us? Years lived. Sure. Thereby automatically also years of experiences felt...
    IBelongToAlison IBelongToAlison 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 20

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